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Kosta Glasbruk

96 Stora Vaegen, Kosta 360 52, Sweden
+46 478 345 29
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Guided tour makes all the difference

We have visited the glass factory a few times with various friends but last time (Aug 2017) was the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Great experience

Whereas a gallery is simply an array of more or less hideous glass pieces, the production area is... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
via mobile
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“glass blowing” (4 reviews)
“pieces of art” (2 reviews)
“glass factory” (2 reviews)
96 Stora Vaegen, Kosta 360 52, Sweden
+46 478 345 29

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have visited the glass factory a few times with various friends but last time (Aug 2017) was the first time we had a guided tour. I would thoroughly recommend this way of seeing the factory and getting a solid background to the glass industry...More

Thank KickiN59
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Whereas a gallery is simply an array of more or less hideous glass pieces, the production area is very interesting. You can talk to people making the actual products that are later sold, learn about the process (six guys work as a team to produce...More

Thank Lillemusen
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We happened to get there while the hot-shop was in action. Wow! It's a thrilling experience to see fine art pieces in the making, that's for sure. And it's possible to blow a piece of your own glass. The exhibition gallery there shows true fine...More

Thank Pamwiltravel
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the factory and booked 2 spots for our kids to blow the glass. They loved it. Sweden is really into environmental so they banned using lead in the crystal.

Thank AbelWei
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Around the world people are familiar with Orrifers glass. So it was awesome to get to see it made. The pieces being made can be a hit or miss. For example they were making smaller pieces for a larger design so there was no glass...More

Thank Kaitie A
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Kosta Boda is a famous glassware and when you come for a visit, you can view artisans make the glassware for free. So interesting to watch the artisans shape, blow, and craft the various pieces. You can try your own hand at blowing glass across...More

Thank highwoodkevin
Reviewed 26 December 2016

If you enjoy crystal and art, you simply must stop here! They have a working "factory" floor where you can walk around and see how glass blowers create stemware and other artistic pieces. You get to see production and how highly skilled these artisans truly...More

Thank alpha2graz
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Kosta glassworks is a piece Of history! Book a guided tour and Try The hand craft Of glass blowing! Both kids and adults can enjoy this! Take home your own piece Of art!

1  Thank VeronicaSjogren
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

By chance we ended up at this factory and its gallery and outlet. The gallery alone was well worth it and we also had the luck seeing one of the greatest glass artist at work and even talked to him. Great experience!

Thank RichardPhuket
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting the glass blowing artists of Kosta Boda is an excellent choice when around. Free entry and the possibility the be fascinated by the glass blowers craftsmanship working with the hot hot hot glass. I would not spend an entire day, but a great experience...More

Thank sunebster
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